Sunday March 29th, 2015
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Buhari floors Jonathan in Ogun, …wins 13 LGs

A makeshift figure of former military ruler and presidential candidate Muhammadu Buhari stands in an intersection in Kaduna on March 29, 2015. Kaduna, which had been hit hard by interreligious violence during the 2011 election, is awaiting results of the 2015 poll. AFP PHOTO

  /   in Elections 2015, News 9:53 pm

The Presidential Candidate of All Progressives Congress, Gen.Muhammadu Buhari has defeated President Goodluck Jonathan in Og Read More →

Card Readers worked well in majority of polling units – Jega

Presidential Election : From left, INEC Commissioner, Engr. Dr Nuru Yakubu, INEC Chairman Prof. Attahiru Jega and INEC National Commissioner Col. Mohammed Hammanga  (rtd) addressing Pressmen on Presidential Election in Abuja. Photo by Gbemiga Olamikan.

  /   in Elections 2015, For the record, News

The Chairman Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Professor Attahiru M. Jega has asid that the Card Readers work Read More →

Gen. Buhari leads Jonathan in Kano

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  /   in Elections 2015, News

The All Progressives Congress presidential candidate, General Muhammadu Buhari has posted a comfortable lead over his closes Read More →

Folarin, Akinjide fail to deliver council to PDP

Folarin Teslim

  /   in Elections 2015, News

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Oyo State, Senator Teslim Folarin could not win his local gover Read More →

Presidential Election: Jonathan wins Ekiti State

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  /   in Elections 2015, News

By Gbenga Ariyibi Ado Ekiti The president, Dr Goodluck Jonathan won in all the 16 local government areas of Ekiti State in Sa Read More →

INEC releases Presidential results from 10 LGs in Ogun

Obasanjo being accredited with the Card Reader

  /   in Elections 2015, News

The Independent National Electoral Commission has released results of Presidential election in 10 local governments in Ogun Read More →

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VISION 20:2020 We need economic growth sustainability — FRSC boss

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  /   in Business

The transport sector of Nigeria’s economy is poised for greater productivity in 2015, as the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRS Read More →

Ebonyi records huge number of teenage hawkers in Nigeria —Ogbonna Says, Ndigbo can’t rule Nigeria now

Solomon-Ogbonna-okk

  /   in Business 1:49 am

It’s quiet unfortunate and shameful that if you are driving along the streets in Lagos particularly on highways and you app Read More →

ICA set to shore up Nigeria’s economy through credit management base

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  /   in Business 10:19 pm

The newly elected Institute of Credit Administration President/Chairman of the 3rd Governing Council of the same body and Man Read More →

FG’s local content policy receives major boost

  /   in Business

The local content policy of the Federal Government received a boost Wednesday with the formal handing over of Shell’s equity in OML 29 to a local oil and gas firm, Aiteo, thereby increasing the participation of indigenous companies in the upstream sub-sector of the oil and gas industry. Read More →

Unilever acquires N43bn shares of Nigerian unit

  /   in Business

Unilever is planning to raise its stake in its Nigerian unit to as much as 75 percent to benefit from expected economic growth in Africa’s most populous nation. Read More →

Senate ties NIMASA’s 2015 budget approval to payment of workers’ allowances

File photo: The e-waste-laden ship at the Tin-Can Port Lagos.

  /   in Business

The Senate Committee on Marine Transport has told the management of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Read More →

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S/Africa 1 Nigeria 1: It’s a fair game – Amokachi

Amokachi

  /   in Sports 9:35 pm

The Super Eagles looked to be securing a 1-0 win over Shakes Mashaba’s side but Bongani Zungu popped up in stoppage time to Read More →

Mashaba: We dominated Eagles

Mashaba

  /   in Sports

Bafana Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba was delighted with his side’s showing in their 1-1 draw with Nigeria in Nelspruit on Sun Read More →

Eagles battle Bafana Bafana in Mbombela

Nigeria's midfielder John Mikel Obi (C) falls next to South Africa's defender Thabo Matlaba (L) and midfielder Sibusiso Vilakazi (R) during the 2015 African Cup of Nations qualifying football match between South Africa and Nigeria on September 10, 2014 in Cape Town, South Africa. AFP PHOTO

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Confidence is low in the rank and file of the Super Eagles after losing 1-0 to visiting Cranes of Uganda last Wednesday at t Read More →

Christian Chukwu: My father once dubbed me a vagabond for opting for football

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  /   in Sports 1:43 am

As you can see, we have started our leagues, which is now growing gradually, and I am sure that before we get to the half-way Read More →

Mashaba vows to compound Eagles woes

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  /   in Sports

After steering South Africa to a 3-1 defeat of Swaziland, Coach Ephraim Shakes Mashaba has boasted that the Super Eagles woul Read More →

Ifeanyi Uba unites ex-internationals, plans for new stadium

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  /   in Sports

Nnewi, the commercial city of Anambra State was a place to behold last Sunday. It had all the trappings that made it special Read More →

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We expect Jonathan, Buhari to split S/West votes — Gani Adams

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  /   in Politics 12:51 am

Otunba Gani Adams is the National Coordinator of the Oodua People’s Congress, OPC. In this interview, he absolves the OPC Read More →

PVC, CLONED CARD, CARD READER: The Jega diagnosis!

INEC Boss, Prof Jega

  /   in Politics

Penultimate Monday, the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, was at a Tow Read More →

Ogun 2015: I’m in the race to win – Odunsi, SDP guber candidate

•Odunsi: We in the SDP are very confident

  /   in Election Facts, Politics

Senator Kamar Akin Odunsi is the governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party, SDP, in Ogun State. In this interview Read More →

We have a duty to protect the 134,000 corps members overseeing polls — Olawumi, NYSC DG

Johnson-Olawumi

  /   in Election Facts, Politics 10:32 pm

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has the mandate to promote national unity and development by mobilizing and deploying Read More →

Jonathan: Uncommon journey to greatness

President Goodluck Jonathan speaks during his visit to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) in Lagos, on March 12, 2015.  President Jonathan visited the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on March 12, and launched a new online mobile platform, X-Gen, designed to increase local investment. The platform is targetted at increasing the number of local investors in the country and to enable about 30 millions domestic investors have access to the market. AFP PHOTO

  /   in Politics 12:45 am

President Goodluck Jonathan comes across as one of the favourites in tomorrow’s election. Having learnt the ropes as a depu Read More →

Buhari: A consistent alternative

Gen. Muhammadu Buhar

  /   in Politics

Within the span of about 18 years from 1985 to the turn of the century Muhammadu Buhari transformed from a military dictato Read More →

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